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English Language and Literature Professors in Colorado

Want to work in Colorado as an English Language and Literature Professor? Read this first!

25.6% Jobs Projection
$53,120 Median Salary
150 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for English Language and Literature Professors in Colorado are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for English Language and Literature Professors in Colorado is growing faster than average.

  • English Language and Literature Professors in Colorado earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many English Language and Literature Professors Work in Colorado?

In 2018, there were 1,410 English Language and Literature Professors working in the state.

There were 1,390 English Language and Literature Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

English Language and Literature Professors in CO Employment Trend

The typical state has 825 English Language and Literature Professors working in it, which means Colorado has more English Language and Literature Professors than average.

English Language and Literature Professors in CO vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Colorado

Jobs for English Language and Literature Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 25.6% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.8%.

Job Projections for English Language and Literature Professors: Nation vs. CO

Colorado Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 150 annual job openings, and 1,670 total jobs in 2026 for English Language and Literature Professors in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 7,500 annual jobs and 92,900 total jobs in 2026.

What do English Language and Literature Professors Make in Colorado?

In 2018 wages for English Language and Literature Professors ranged from $34,260 to $98,040 with $53,120 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in Colorado is higher than the nationwide median salary.

English Language and Literature Professors Earnings: CO vs. National Average

Top Colorado Metros for English Language and Literature Professors

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most English Language and Literature Professors.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 520 $46,870
Boulder, CO 270 $64,830
Fort Collins, CO 220 $50,330
Colorado Springs, CO 160 $50,380

Top States for English Language and Literature Professors Employment

The table below shows the states where most English Language and Literature Professors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 7,700 $79,160
California 6,470 $100,790
Texas 5,380 $69,130
Pennsylvania 3,860 $69,670
Illinois 3,120 $59,330
Massachusetts 2,780 $72,120
Ohio 2,740 $64,110
North Carolina 2,720 $58,480
Florida 2,590 $63,300
New Jersey 2,420 $74,320
Virginia 2,320 $56,520
Michigan 2,000 $73,650
Washington 1,450 $57,250
Colorado 1,410 $53,120
Maryland 1,180 $70,160
Georgia 1,160 $65,730
Indiana 1,130 $0
Tennessee 1,100 $52,120
Minnesota 1,050 $60,950
Missouri 970 $63,160

Below are the states where English Language and Literature Professors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $100,790
District of Columbia $91,510
Connecticut $85,960
Rhode Island $81,380
New Hampshire $79,870
New York $79,160
New Jersey $74,320
Michigan $73,650
Delaware $73,230
Massachusetts $72,120

You may also be interested in the following careers:

Occupation CO Employment Total
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 1,880
Communications Professors 620
Foreign Language and Literature Professors 510
Philosophy and Religion Professors 460
History Professors 360

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